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Dr. Daniel Caton, professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Appalachian State University

In the News: Dr. Daniel Caton discusses the Brown Mountain Lights [faculty featured]
May 31, 2024

Amidst the majestic peaks of Brown Mountain in North Carolina lies a phenomenon that defies explanation.

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Mia Altieri (upper left), Jesse Barber '22 (upper middle), Thom Dickson '22 (upper right), Tanner Landolt (lower left), Kristen Lysne '13 (lower middle) and Tucker Seifert (lower right) were inducted into the Spring 2024 Cratis D. Williams Society.

Spring 2024 Cratis D. Williams Society inductees include six CAS graduates
May 15, 2024

BOONE, N.C. — In the Spring and Fall, Appalachian State University's Cratis D. Williams School of Graduate Studies seeks nominations for the Cratis D. Williams Society. The Society is designed to recognize the top two percent of graduates from the School of Graduate Studies each year.

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Cade Tischer, a junior applied physics major from Cary, is the recipient of a 2024-25 North Carolina Space Grant. Photo submitted

Physics major Cade Tischer awarded NC Space Grant to study aerosols
May 14, 2024

BOONE, N.C. — Cade Tischer, a junior applied physics major from Cary, is the recipient of a 2024-25 North Carolina Space Grant.

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Dr. Judkin Browning, professor in the Appalachian State University Department of History, is the recipient of the Cratis D. Williams School of Graduate Studies' 2023-24 100 Scholars Research Award.

History's Dr. Judkin Browning receives Williams School of Graduate Studies' 100 Scholars Research Award
May 13, 2024

BOONE, N.C. — Dr. Judkin Browning, professor in the Appalachian State University Department of History, is the recipient of the Cratis D.

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App State Interim Chancellor Heather Norris, left, with Dr. Brooke Christian, professor in App State’s Department of Chemistry and Fermentation Sciences, at App State’s 2024 Awards of Distinction ceremony, held April 25 on the Boone campus. Christian is the university's recipient of the 2024 University of North Carolina Board of Governors Excellence in Teaching Award. Photo by Chase Reynolds

App State honors 27 students, faculty and staff at 2nd annual Awards of Distinction ceremony
May 9, 2024

BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University recognized 27 students, faculty and staff at its second annual Awards of Distinction ceremony, honoring these Mountaineers for their commitment to excellence in serving the university and its community members.

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Dr. Donna Lillian, associate dean of the Appalachian State University College of Arts and Sciences

Donna Lillian appointed associate dean of the App State College of Arts and Sciences
May 8, 2024

BOONE, N.C. — The College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) at Appalachian State University is pleased to announce that Dr. Donna Lillian has been appointed associate dean of CAS, effective March 1, 2024.

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Dr. Katherine Ledford, professor of Appalachian Studies

August 9: Stereotypes of Mountaineers and Frontiersmen: Pre-Performance Remarks
May 6, 2024

“Stereotypes of Mountaineers and Frontiersmen: Pre-Performance Remarks”
Friday, August 9, 2024, from 7-7:45 p.m.

Daniel Boone Amphitheatre (591 Horn in the West Drive, Boone, NC 28607)

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